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Canon Pixma IX 6850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 353 reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Printers for all reviews. People really like the size and print quality. The price and performance are also appreciated. Many are negative about the control panel and paper handling.

usability, performance, price, print quality, size

paper handling, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Printers the Canon Pixma IX 6850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Canon Pixma IX 6850 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Printers on Reviewers are impressed by the print quality and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas the multifunction and reliability get mixed comments. Many are less positive about the paper handling and control panel.

performance, usability, price, design, print quality

size, control panel, paper handling

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black & Extra Set Of XL Compatible InksCanon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer - Black & Extra Set Of XL Compatible Inks

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Ian Osborne (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 Wi-Fi Office Printer review


Is this the future of printing, or a niche product for design professionals and hardcore hobbyists?

Great photo printing ; A3 output ; Good connectivity options ; Small footprint

No Duplex ; No internal paper trays ; No facilities to print from USB or memory cards ; No screen

Ratings in depth This A3 printer, the Canon PIXMA iX6850, is a high-quality compact model, designed for home hobbyists and small businesses rather than busy offices. It's inexpensive too. The RRP is just £220 (about US$368, AU$394) and if you shop...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Canon PIXMA iX6850


Canon's PIXMA iX6850 is a large-format colour inkjet for under £200

High quality photos, Twin-button WPS setup, Prints from 15 x 10cm to A3

No USB or memory sockets, No duplex print, Large footprint when open

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Simon Handby (

Canon PIXMA iX6850 review


Great for creative use in the office, but pricey and not so good over Wi-Fi

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Photoshop beginner (

Buy this if you need an A3/A3+ printer.


Recent purchase prior to a dream holiday in Rome. Fantastic hi-res print quality from A Nikon D7200 with a Sigma 18-35 f1.8 A lens. A bit of a tweak on the images in Photoshop and Lightroom. Printed 6 photos on A3+ hi-gloss 280gsm paper and the detail...

Great Features ; Great Picture Quality ; Lightweight ; Simple Controls

Jul, 2016

Consumer review by: Agnes (

Excellent, great quality photo printer


really pleased with this A3 photo printer I have been printing some lovely photos and some great posters and so far no issues with it. If you need a good quality photo printer which can do a3, then this should at least make your short list

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Tigger (

Canon Pixma iX6850 A3 Printer


Briefly, I needed a reliable A3 printer for my University studies, cost was a major factor along with size and running costs. I found the set-up to a Mac a bit of a challenge as it took some time for the printer to identify our WiFi hub (this was...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: jannan (

cannon pixma


love the way it works its very good for photo printing

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: Jopastel (

Great quality pictures!!


I do love that printer, I print few photos and I'm very please with it using gloss or matt so far give me great photos. I do have problem to connect to wifi but when i connected with the cable to my mac it works right away. i wanted a A3 for longtime...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Kelly (

Purchased to use as an edible printer


I purchased this printer to print onto icing sheets and wafer paper which it does perfectly much better than the printer I was using. Since there is a top/back loading feature this means that the icing sheets do not get stuck to the drum which they can...

Aug, 2016

Consumer review by: LOFTYRN (




May, 2016

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes
USB ports quantity:1